Inflation hits the bribes too.
The clampdown on corruption continues – but efforts up to now seem to have had limited effect.
While President Dmitry Medvedev announces new rules requiring officials to get formal consent before working in the commercial or not-for-profit sectors, other reports showed that bribes are getting bigger.
A presidential decree requires former officials to apply to the presidium of the anti-corruption committee of the presidential council if they wish to work in any field connected with their state duties over the previous two years.
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